7th January 2005

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Fear Factor Episode Prompts Lawsuit Against Nbc

American TV network NBC is being sued by a man who claims he suffered distress watching contestants on hit show FEAR FACTOR eat rats. AUSTIN...

7th January 2005 2:46



Caan Mocks Duhamel After Faux Pas

Screen hunk JOSH DUHAMEL is constantly teased by JAMES CAAN, after asking the veteran actor if he'd ever worked with MARLON BRANDO. Duhamel was...

7th January 2005 2:46



Hilton Hair Strained By Extensions

American socialite PARIS HILTON is reportedly battling hair loss after her heavy blonde extensions damaged her scalp. The 23-year-old SIMPLE...

7th January 2005 2:46



Directors Named For Top Film Prize

CLINT EASTWOOD, MARTIN SCORSESE and TAYLOR HACKFORD will fight relative movie-making newcomers ALEXANDER PAYNE and MARC FORSTER for the DIRECTORS...

7th January 2005 2:46



Proud Jackson Turns Down 50 Cent Film Role

SAMUEL L JACKSON has turned down the chance to work with one of his movie icons - because it's in a film starring 50 CENT. The actor has always...

7th January 2005 2:46



Halle Starts The New Year As A Single

HALLE BERRY has walked away from her painful marriage to ERIC BENET with her fortune intact. Benet had threatened to challenge the couple's...

7th January 2005 2:46



Garner Was Really Struck Down With Nerve Damage

LATEST: The full extent of DAREDEVIL star JENNIFER GARNER's ailments have been released - she's actually suffering from severe nerve damage. The...

7th January 2005 2:46



Clayton Explains Lack Of U2 Solo Albums

The four veteran members of U2 have never been tempted to launch solo side-projects - because the Irish band has always managed to satisfy their...

7th January 2005 2:46



Sting To Play Tsunami-aid Concert

STING has become the latest star to aid the relief efforts in Asia, by playing a benefit concert in Australia next month (FEB05). The British...

7th January 2005 2:46



Bike Accident Comes Back To Haunt Ozzy

OZZY OSBOURNE has been given a painful reminder of the quad-bike accident that almost crippled him over a year ago (DEC03) - the winter damp in his...

7th January 2005 2:46



Queen Donate Musical Profits To Tsunami Victims

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR have generously pledged to donate profits from the 1,000th performance of their hit London musical to...

7th January 2005 2:46



Ramone To Be Honoured With Cemetery Statue

Late punk icon JOHNNY RAMONE is to be honoured with a new statue at Los Angeles' famous Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The RAMONES star's widow...

7th January 2005 2:46



Leaked Mariah Track Hits The Airwaves

A third song has been leaked from MARIAH CAREY's upcoming album - and it's already being played on radio stations in America. The GLITTER star...

7th January 2005 2:46



Aaron Carter Avoids Death In Car Inferno

Pop star AARON CARTER is recovering at home in Florida after avoiding death in a freeway inferno sparked when he ran over a burning mattress. ...

7th January 2005 2:46



James Brown Sued For Alleged Rape

Funk superstar JAMES BROWN has been slapped with a lawsuit by a woman who claims he raped her at gunpoint in 1988. The lawsuit, filed by JACQUE...

7th January 2005 2:46



Ferguson's Miserable Night After Talk Show Victory

Scottish funnyman CRAIG FERGUSON had a miserable night after learning he'd been chosen to host a top TV chat show - because he was forced to sleep...

7th January 2005 2:46



Cardellini Wins Over Single Mothers

SCOOBY-DOO star LINDA CARDELLINI is enjoying support from a new set of fans since landing her role in hit medical drama ER - single mothers. The...

7th January 2005 2:46



Butler 'Screwed Up' By Phantom Make-up

Scottish actor GERARD BUTLER had such a traumatic time in the make-up chair for his title role in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the daily face painting...

7th January 2005 2:46



Staunton Blown Away By Her Vera Drake Success

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is amazed at how successful her role in VERA DRAKE has proved to be with US critics - because it's about a frumpy...

7th January 2005 2:46



Banks Still Plans To Sing

Supermodel TYRA BANKS still plans to embark on a singing career - but it will take a backseat to her talk show duties. The catwalk beauty...

7th January 2005 9:36



Roberts Buys Rumsfeld's Land

New mother JULIA ROBERTS has bought 32 acres of prime real estate in Taos, New Mexico - from America's Secretary of Defense DONALD RUMSFELD. ...

7th January 2005 9:36



Cruz And Mcconaughey's Lack Of Love Scenes

Fans looking forward to seeing PENELOPE CRUZ and MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY in an intimate clinch in forthcoming film SAHARA will be disappointed - the...

7th January 2005 9:36



Penn Recalls Madonna Marriage With Fondness

Movie star SEAN PENN has no regrets about his brief marriage to MADONNA and still thinks the pop superstar is a wonderful person. Now happily...

7th January 2005 9:36



Richards Set To Copy Demi's Pregnant Pose?

Former BOND girl DENISE RICHARDS is in negotiations with VANITY FAIR magazine editors, who hope to put her naked and fully pregnant on the cover of...

7th January 2005 9:36



Incredibles Buck The Trend

Animated movie THE INCREDIBLES has caused shockwaves in Hollywood after landing a nomination for the PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA's best film award...

7th January 2005 9:36



Rhys-meyers Arrested For 'Assaulting' Girlfriend

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his teenage girlfriend and possession of cannabis. Police were...

7th January 2005 9:36



Diaz And Timberlake To Marry

CAMERON DIAZ will reportedly wed boyfriend JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, after she was spotted proudly showing off a glistening diamond engagement ring. ...

7th January 2005 9:36



Hendrix Scoops Best 'Guitar Face' Honour

JIMI HENDRIX has the best "guitar face" in rock, according to a new poll. The legendary rocker received 24 per cent of the 3,000 votes cast...

7th January 2005 9:36



Franz Ferdinand Hate Their Own Song

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND cringe when they hear their song COME ON HOME - because it features a keyboard sound they all hate. The Scottish band...

7th January 2005 9:36



Grohl Aims For Positive Album In Bush Aftermath

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL almost recorded an album of angry political rock songs in the aftermath of US President GEORGE W BUSH's...

7th January 2005 9:36



Green Day Rocker's Unusual Grammy Celebration

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was so elated when his band scooped six GRAMMY nominations last month (DEC04), he stepped out in public...

7th January 2005 9:36



Lennon Letter Up For Auction

A letter written by a financially poor JOHN LENNON before he achieved international fame and fortune in THE BEATLES is expected to raise thousands...

7th January 2005 9:36



Mccartney Helps Mandela's Aids Fight

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, QUEEN and STING have recorded exclusive tracks for internet download site iTunes - in a fundraising drive to bolster former...

7th January 2005 9:36



Coldplay Keep Scrapping Tracks

COLDPLAY are struggling to finish their third album, because they are all obsessive perfectionists. The YELLOW rockers are desperate to release...

7th January 2005 9:36



Ozzy Dreams Of Life Away From La

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE is planning to turn his back on Los Angeles when he retires, because he despises the city. The OSBOURNES have a home in...

7th January 2005 9:36



Garner Beds Vartan

JENNIFER GARNER and MICHAEL VARTAN have reignited their passion for the sake of TV. Garner and Vartan, who went their separate ways last year...

7th January 2005 9:36



Sky Kids Star Learns To Be Careful With Gift Recycling

SPY KIDS star ALEXA VEGA has vowed to be more careful when she hands out gifts in the future, after she was caught up in an embarrassing re-gifting...

7th January 2005 9:36



Rossellini Helps Train Guide Dogs For The Blind

Movie star ISABELLA ROSSELLINI helps to train guide dogs for the blind when she's not working on films. The 52-year-old actress volunteers to...

7th January 2005 9:36



Alba's Shortlived Dancing Lessons

Sexy actress JESSICA ALBA gave up her dance classes on the same day she started them as a youngster - because she was taller and heavier than all...

7th January 2005 9:36



Bosworth Finds Buddhism And Good Nutrition

Sexy movie star KATE BOSWORTH is giving her spirit and body a tune up in 2005 after hiring a nutritionist and dabbling with Buddhism. The BLUE...

7th January 2005 9:36



Oasis Unveil New Album

OASIS' new album will finally hit the shops in May (05), more than 18 months after the band began work on it. Last July (04) the four-piece...

7th January 2005 14:21



Bono: 'It's In My Blood To Campaign'

Rocker BONO puts his charitable streak down to his Irish roots - because he was brought up to be outspoken. The U2 frontman has campaigned for a...

7th January 2005 14:21



Doors Mourn Manager's Death

Members of THE DOORS have been left devastated after their manager died from lung cancer on Wednesday (05JAN05) in Los Angeles. DANNY SUGERMAN,...

7th January 2005 14:21



Stars Sing Clapton's Track For Tsunami Victims

SHARON OSBOURNE has enlisted a host of stars to cover ERIC CLAPTON's tragic song TEARS IN HEAVEN for a charity single to raise money for the...

7th January 2005 14:21



Aaliyah's Record Company's Legal Plans Ko'd

AALIYAH's record label BLACKGROUND RECORDS cannot sue the video producer who arranged the flight that killed the late R+B singer. The TRY AGAIN...

7th January 2005 14:21



Marilyn Manson Paintings Shown To Murder Court

Graphic paintings by MARILYN MANSON were yesterday (06JAN05) at the centre of a murder trial in Scotland, where prosecutors allege a teenage boy...

7th January 2005 14:21



Jackson Angry After Legal Papers Leaked Online

MICHAEL JACKSON is furious after court documents labelling him a paedophile were leaked on the internet. The prosecution papers detail alleged...

7th January 2005 14:21



Briatore Buys Parental Pad

Racing tycoon FLAVIO BRIATORE has bought a $11 million (GBP5.8 million) New York apartment so he can visit his baby daughter with ex-love HEIDI...

7th January 2005 14:21



Reed Biopic Planned

Late English hellraiser OLIVER REED's turbulent life is to be the focus of a forthcoming film biopic. The WOMAN IN LOVE star was regarded as one...

7th January 2005 14:21



Kilmer's Sly Script Problems

Hollywood star VAL KILMER deliberately forgot his lines during love scenes with ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of ALEXANDER - so he could spend more...

7th January 2005 14:21



Law's Snake Scares Miller

JUDE LAW's fiancee SIENNA MILLER will have to get over her fear of reptiles before she marries the actor - his eight-year-old son RAFFERTY has a...

7th January 2005 14:21



Kilmer Joins United Nations

Actor VAL KILMER has been named a UNESCO (UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION) ambassador. The HEAT star is...

7th January 2005 14:21



Cruz Avoids Hollywood

Sexy actress PENELOPE CRUZ spends as little time as possible in Hollywood because she hates the fast-paced party lifestyle. The VANILLA SKY...

7th January 2005 14:21



Farrell: 'I Wish Alexander Sex Scenes Were More Graphic'

COLIN FARRELL has no regrets about the controversy in America surrounding his portrayal of a bisexual conqueror in ALEXANDER - he wishes the movie...

7th January 2005 14:21



Deneuve And Depardieu Interrogated Over Algerian Tycoon Dealings

French actors CATHERINE DENEUVE and GERARD DEPARDIEU are being questioned by police over their relationship with fugitive Algerian businessman...

7th January 2005 14:21



Culkin Ready To Back Jackson In Court

Former child actor MACAULAY CULKIN is prepared to testify in support of MICHAEL JACKSON at the singer's upcoming trial on child molestation...

7th January 2005 14:21



Yun-fat Donates Photo To Tsunami Relief Auction

Hong Kong superstar CHOW YUN-FAT is auctioning a photograph he took to raise funds for the Asian tsunami disaster recovery operation. The HARD...

7th January 2005 17:55



Rossum Shuns Junk Food For Natural Intake

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star EMMY ROSSUM has a simple method of watching what she eats - she won't touch anything that isn't natural. The...

7th January 2005 17:55



Witherspoon Returns To Tennessee For Manners

REESE WITHERSPOON owes her good manners to her grandmother, and always returns to her Tennessee home whenever she worries about the state of the...

7th January 2005 17:55



Weisz Turns Down Playboy

Movie beauty RACHEL WEISZ turned down an offer to appear nude in PLAYBOY because she doesn't like how the magazine airbrushes its models. The...

7th January 2005 17:55



Farrell: 'I Fall In Love Too Easily'

Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL often lands in trouble when he's in love - because he'll make unrealistic promises in the heat of the moment. The...

7th January 2005 17:55



Tyler Treats Maternity Staff

New mum LIV TYLER was so delighted with her maternity care at the New York hospital where she delivered her first child - she treated the staff to...

7th January 2005 17:55



Troyer Misbehaves On Reality Show

Diminutive actor VERNE TROYER horrified his new housemates during their first day on reality TV show THE SURREAL LIFE, when he rides around on a...

7th January 2005 17:55



Frost Turns Post Office Worker

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer JENNY FROST turned post office worker for the day earlier this week (begs03JAN05) to help sort donations for victims of...

7th January 2005 17:55



Slash's Nasty New Years

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH cut short his New Year's Eve celebrations when he discovered his beloved pet cat was ailing. The former GUNS 'N'...

7th January 2005 17:55



Khan Hails England As 'Freer' Than America

Soul legend CHAKA KHAN has hailed her adopted homeland of England as a "wider, freer" place to live than her native America. Despite Khan's home...

7th January 2005 17:55



Madonna Donates Kabbalah Water

Superstar MADONNA is donating 10,000 bottles of Kabbalah Water to the victims of the South Asian tsunami. Madonna and fellow celebrity followers...

7th January 2005 17:55



Kid Rock's Bush Gig Infuriates Christian Groups

Right-wing Christian groups are furious rap-rocker KID ROCK is set to perform at a youth concert to celebrate PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH's...

7th January 2005 17:55



Spears: 'I'm Not Quitting Music'

Pop singer BRITNEY SPEARS has laughed off reports she is quitting the music business to be a wife - insisting her "time out" was simply a "break...

7th January 2005 17:55



Spector Changes His Story

Music producer PHIL SPECTOR initially told police he mistakenly shot actress LANA CLARKSON, then changed his story to suggest she committed...

7th January 2005 17:55



Kidman Shops In Disguise

Actress NICOLE KIDMAN has devised a cunning plan to escape fans and photographers when she wants a peaceful day of shopping - she dons a wig and...

7th January 2005 20:34



Witherspoon Sweats Out Cash Challenge

Hollywood beauty REESE WITHERSPOON was left a sweating wreck during the filming of upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic, when she had to sing in front of a...

7th January 2005 20:34



Rossum's Virtual Education

Actress EMMY ROSSUM has spent so much time on movie sets as a teenager she was educated in a virtual school on the internet. The 18-year-old...

7th January 2005 20:34



Cruise And Slash Donate Items To Tsunami Auctions

A movie poster signed by TOM CRUISE is among star-studded items being auctioned in an online internet appeal to raise funds for victims of the...

7th January 2005 20:34



Growing Pains Actress Pleads Guilty

Former GROWING PAINS star TRACEY GOLD MARSHALL has pleaded guilty to driving drunk, causing the crash of her sport utility vehicle (SUV), which...

7th January 2005 20:34



Kidman's Kids Begged To Spend Christmas In La

NICOLE KIDMAN decided to spend the recent Christmas holidays in Los Angeles after her children declared they couldn't bear the long flight to...

7th January 2005 20:34



Cattrall: 'I'm Too Busy For Love'

Single beauty KIM CATTRALL is so focused on making the most of her debut on the London stage, she has no interest in finding a serious boyfriend at...

7th January 2005 20:34



Dicaprio Defends His Duty To Campaign For Kerry

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has slammed critics who say celebrities should not have voiced their opinions in the run up to last November's (04) US...

7th January 2005 20:34



Swank Ready For Motherhood

Hollywood actress HILARY SWANK has changed since turning 30 - she's now ready for motherhood. The OSCAR-winning beauty, married to actor CHAD...

7th January 2005 20:34



Noise Patrols For Glastonbury

Organisers of England's GLASTONBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL are introducing noise patrols to keep sound levels low for local people. Stewards will...

7th January 2005 20:34



Ciara Struggles To Control Clothing

R+B singer CIARA makes sure her clothes are secure before she takes to the stage, after a series of embarrassing incidents in which she almost...

7th January 2005 20:34



Los Lonely Boys Drummer Arrested In Texas

LOS LONELY BOYS drummer RINGO GARZA and his wife LENORA were arrested yesterday (06JAN05) after police discovered marijuana in their Texas home. ...

7th January 2005 20:34



Spears Gives Federline A Motorcycle

BRITNEY SPEARS surprised her husband KEVIN FEDERLINE with a brand-new motorcycle over the Christmas holidays. The TOXIC singer, who exchanged...

7th January 2005 20:34



Khan Dreams Of A Duet With Wonder

Disco star CHAKA KHAN is desperate to record a duet with fellow legend STEVIE WONDER. The I FEEL FOR YOU star tells music website ALLHIPHOP.COM...

7th January 2005 20:34



Spears Buys Another Dog

Pop singer BRITNEY SPEARS and husband KEVIN FEDERLINE are expanding their family - they've bought another dog. The TOXIC hitmaker and youngster...

7th January 2005 20:34



Islam Remains Barred From Us

British singer YUSUF ISLAM remains barred from America, as US authorities insist he is still a security threat. The PEACE TRAIN hitmaker,...

7th January 2005 20:34


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